DTR Independent Shops is a collective of locally and independently owned shops in Downtown Raleigh.

#shopsmallDTR #3rdThursdayDTR


Our next event is

September 19th

from 6p - 9p

with a shopping tour !


Every 3rd Thursday we host a special multi-shop event to highlight the independent retail community in Downtown Raleigh. Discover new locally and independently owned shops or revisit old favorites while enjoying extended hours, sips & snacks, and special in-store events and promotions. (Participation may vary by month. Check our hashtag #3rdThursdayDTR to see who is participating.)

#shopsmallDTR #3rdThursdayDTR

> Extended hours

> Sips & Snacks while you shop

> Special in-store events and promotions


We’re continuing guided shopping tours of Downtown Raleigh to highlight the support of the independently owned retail community! Hop on our next guided walking tour of Downtown Raleigh’s hottest independent shops. These hand-picked stores are sure to have something for everyone on your list, even you! It’s going down August 21 and tickets are free!


Special thanks to the Downtown Raleigh Alliance for keeping our shopping tours FREE!

Participating Shops

A locally owned adventure outdoor retailer. Specializing in all outdoor adventures with top apparel and footwear brands in the industry.

23 W Hargett St

A cocktail supply shop and soda fountain curated by Crude Bitters and Sodas.

501 East Davie St


Eat, Live, Love.

300 Blake St

Museum shop meets gift store. At DECO we celebrate local makers and unique brands. You’ll find the work of more than 75 local artisans and makers.

207 S Salisbury St


Uncommon gifts, accessories, jewelry & clothing from emerging designers & independent brands. Goods for men, women and babes!

215 E Franklin St #110

Vintage Mid Century Modern Home Furnishings, Vintage Clothing and Records.

302 S West St


Every item has a bigger purpose!

307 W Martin St

Rustic Boho Style + Wild West Vibes. Creative jetsetters love us!

207 W Davie St


Home goods with a story. Design services with heart

612 W South St.

Authentic Raleigh and NC themed t-shirt design and print shop, putting the softest fun loving shirts in your hands for go-to wear and treasured gifts.

119 E Hargett St.


Imagination, discovery and learning come to life through a mix of whimsical, innovative and educational children’s merchandise. Take home the power of play.

201 E Hargett St.

Where modern, simple, fun & functional designs come together, for you and your home #experienceyoureveryday

416 S McDowell St.


A goldsmith studio and boutique that specializes in custom jewelry, heirloom repurposing, and features a selection of curated gift items.

201 S Salisbury St.

A North Carolina gourmet food & gift shop.

107 E Davie St.


Vintage for a modern lifestyle. Offering clothing, jewelry, homegoods, and apothecary.

18 Glenwood Ave.

A bookstore, workshop, and local art gallery in downtown Raleigh specializing in high-quality, diverse and contemporary children's through young adult books.

111 E Hargett St #110


A furniture store specializing in vintage and new, handmade furnishings and home decor.

300 W Hargett St #24
(storefront on Dawson St.)

An independent running brand and store specializing in running footwear, apparel and accessories.

401 Hillsborough St B


New and used vinyl and cassettes. Specializing in punk rock, heavy metal, classic rock, and jazz, but with a selection to please any music lover.

317 W Morgan St #105

Retail showroom and design studio of Holly Aiken Bags - a collection of timeless bags and accessories locally made with precision and care to withstand the daily grind.

20 E Hargett St.


A neighborhood plant & gift shop full of unique greenery and handcrafted gifts from emerging makers - featuring modern terrariums, workshops, and DIY Terrarium Bar with storefront locations in Downtown Raleigh and Downtown Durham.

208 S Wilmington St.


Photography by Brian Ha

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